Purpose of Construction Manager II Position: Construction Manager is responsible for leading multiple concurrent projects from conceptual development through final construction following project management methodology. Supporting the Project Management Office (PMO) within Network Services; a wide variety of projects and ensuring projects are completed on schedule and within budget. Required to coordinate materials, equipment, teams, and manage contractors.
Focus of the OSP Construction Manager: The OSP Construction Manager is responsible for leading multiple concurrent projects to completion and follows project management methodology to initiate, plan, execute, control and close out OSP projects. Project responsibilities include developing and/or reviewing project requirement, estimates, permits, design documents, BOM, work packets and as-builds. Plan, coordinate, implement, QC and close out projects according to the specifications and deadlines while keeping the project within budget. The construction manager will manage projects from planning stages through implementation, reporting and closure.
Essential Duties of the Position:
Work within a disciplined team within the company's business unit/groups
Define and create project scope of work, bill of materials, and participate in procurement of materials
Manage Contractors, outside consultants and coordinate with agencies and property owners
Determine and coordinate material and necessary equipment for project scope
Maintain and ensure complete documentation of projects.
Contract and manage outside consultants and contractors.
Create project scope of work (SOW) & bill of materials (BOM) and oversee procurement of materials
Develop and maintain project schedules, including traditional Gantt and PERT charts, etc.
Support and define project scopes with internal and external customers and oversee and participate in procurement of materials
Ensure complete documentation of projects.
Additional Job Requirements:
This is a mid-level position requiring the ability to work independently while performing moderately complex and diverse duties under deadlines and operating constraints. Must be capable of performing the role of "Project Manager for smaller, less complex projects. Must have a comprehensive understanding of company operations, functions, and business philosophy. Requires ability to make and implement routine operational decisions. Manage a wide variety projects, ensuring all targets and requirements are met and projects are completed on schedule and within budget.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledgeable of applicable state, federal and local codes and regulations pertaining to design, construction and maintenance of wireless communications facilities.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to: effectively relay technical information/concepts, verbally and in writing, to customers, contractors, utilities, and departmental personnel with varying degrees of technical knowledge; translate information in drawings, blueprints, specifications, spreadsheets, as-builds, etc. to others; must be comfortable speaking in public and group settings.
Demonstrated ability to administer contracts; evaluate work in progress; manage and direct craft personnel/contractors; coordinate with and maintain amiable working relationships with customers, contractors, utilities, enforcement agencies, general public, and other departmental personnel.
Proficient with Microsoft Office package and spreadsheets, word processing, email, some database; ability to utilize/comprehend Computer Aided Drafting computer system products
Leadership ability to lead, manage, and work within a team and set the vision effectively
Negotiation ability to seek and resolve conflicts for win-win scenarios
Scheduling manage project scheduling
Cost Control critical, to ensure project delivery is within cost constraints and managing project finances intelligently.
Demonstrated Risk, Contract, Quality, and Task Management
Communication and Meetings Management
Experience required for the Construction Manager II position:
Minimum of two years professional experience to include project management, developing project budgets and schedules is required; experience in the telecommunications industry is preferred.
Logistical and procurement experience is highly desirable.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Management, Business, Telecommunications or related field is required.
Or a combination of relevant work and/or education sufficient to perform the duties of the job may be substituted for the degree on a year for year basis.
Industry specific certifications are highly valued and may contribute toward education.
Certified Construction Management (CCM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications highly valued
Physical effort may include stooping, kneeling, touching, feeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions. Ability to utilize a computer monitor throughout the course of a normal workday, perform repetitive keyboarding activities and operate general office equipment. Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.
Working Conditions: Majority of work is performed in Anchorage with projects both in and out of town. Position requires travel to remote locations (which may include traveling in small aircraft) in Alaska for site surveys, meetings and contract management/inspection purposes.
Drug Testing: Participation in a DOT or non-DOT drug and alcohol testing program may be required to satisfy conditions of a contract or proposed contract with a business partner or client. This includes: pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, return to duty, and follow-up testing.
GCI and its subsidiaries operate in a 24/7 environment providing critical services to Alaskans and may need to respond to public health and safety matters or other business emergencies. Due to business needs employees may be contacted outside of the normal business hours to respond to the immediate emergency. You will be requested to provide an emergency after hours contact numbers.
Driving Requirements (if applicable): Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license, proof of insurance, and a satisfactory driving record. Must be able to drive, as use of personal vehicle for transportation between various company facilities is required. Must be able to drive when in remote communities and operate ATV-style vehicles if necessary.
GCI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or another characteristic protected by law.